10. The necessity for eliminating the little overlooked clues and loose threads
9. The false suspect
8. The cover up
7. The flight
6. The actual killing
5. The first irretrievable step
4. The opportunity
3. The plan
The plan is the structuring of motivation to use the components of temptation to anticipate probable opportunity.
The plan needs to cover the who, what, where, why, and when of action.
The who: the antagonist and characters.
The why and what: found where the motivations of the antagonist and tempted characters converge.
The where and when: as observed in the temptation
What is needed next is an opportunity that looks much like the temptation that was offered in rung 2.
The antagonist is under a modest stress of optimism where temptation proves there are opportunities. Thus, at the elemental level, planning engages the emotion of joy.